Codex Publishing was founded in 1987 by Orator, The Law Students Association at the University of Iceland.

Codex Publishing is the largest publisher of law books in Iceland and publishes works by leading academics. Our authors include Supreme Court Justices, Professors and other experienced legal professionals. The books published by Codex Publishing form the curriculum at all law faculties in Iceland and comprise all aspects of the law. Codex Publishing works closely with the law faculties at the University of Iceland and the University of Reykjavik. To ensure the quality of our publications all books have to be peer reviewed and accepted for publication by the board of Codex Publishing.

Codex Publishing is also active in connection to the Law Students Associations at our two partner universities, University of Iceland and the University of Reykjavik, and for instance awards prizes for the highest grades to new law students at both universities.